DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062919)-WEST TEXAS FOOD BANK-MIDLAND & XTO ENERGY-GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR EDUCATIONAL GARDENS

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JUNE 29, 2019-THE WEST TEXAS FOOD BANK IN MIDLAND HELD A GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY FOR THE CREATION OF THE NEW XTO ENERGY GARDENS.

(CARMAN MULLINS, VICE PRESIDENT-XTO ENERGY)

THE XTO ENERGY EDUCATIONAL GARDENS WITH BRING INNOVATED AND EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES TO CHILDREN AND TO THE COMMUNITY.

(CARMAN MULLINS, VICE PRESIDENT-XTO ENERGY)

THE XTO ENERGY EDUCATIONAL GARDENS WILL FEATURE TWO BIO-DOMES

(CARMAN MULLINS, VICE PRESIDENT-XTO ENERGY)

THE PROJECT INCLUDES THE EXPANSION OF THE PARKING AREA AND A DRIVE-THRU TO ALLOW SENIORS TO GET QUICK ACCESS TO THE FOOD BANK.

(LIBBY CAMPBELL, WTFB-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)

THE NEW FOOD BANK FACILITY IN MIDLAND HAS BEEN OPERATIONAL FOR 2 YEARS AND IS STARTING THE PROCESS OF EXPANSION.

(LIBBY CAMPBELL, WTFB-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062819)-SAND TRAY THERAPY TRAINING-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JUNE 28, 2019-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH HOSTED A TWO DAY TRAINING SESSION WITH WORLD RENOWNED SAND TRAY EXPERT DR. THERESA KESTLY, PHD. FROM CORRALES, NEW MEXICO. THE TRAINING IS PROVIDED TO HIGH SKY THERAPITSTS AND COMMUNITY BASED THERAPITS FROM MIDLAND AND ODESSA. (JaLYNN HOGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH SAND TRAY THERAPY ALLOWS THE CLIENT TO EXPRESS THEMSELVES WITHOUT WORDS. (JaLYNN HOGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH AS PART OF THE TRAINING, THERAPIST ENGAGE IN THIS FORM OF THERAPY TO UNDERSTAND THE EXPERICENS THAT THE CLIENT WILL BE GOING THROUGH. (JaLYNN HOGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH SAND TRAY THERAPY IS ONE OF FIVE THERAPY MODALITIES USED AT HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH. (JaLYNN HOGAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH HIGH SKY CHILDREN’S RANCH IS PRIVLEDGED TO BE ABLE TO BRING TOP THERAPIST LIKE DR. THERESA KESTLY TO THE PERMIAN BASIN.

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062819)-ODESSA PD COFFEE WITH A COP AT WHATABURGER IN ODESSA

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 28, 2019-THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT HELD COFFEE WITH A COP HOSTED BY WHATABURER, LOCATED AT 42ND STREET AND JBS PARKWAY. RESIDENTS AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY ENJOYED FREE COFFEE AND DELICIOUS CINNAMON ROLLS. (SARAH MARSTON, BRAND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR -WHATABURGER CORP. REST) “WE REALLY APPRECIATE OUR POLICE OFFICERS. THEY’RE OUT THERE 24/7 PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES, AND IT’S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO BRING THE CITIZENS AND THE POLICE OFFICERS TOGETHER.” THE COFFEE WITH A COP EVENT BRINGS RESIDENTS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TOGETHER TO DISCUSS ISSUSES AND CONCERNS IN AN INFORMAL, FUN ENVIRONMENT. (CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT) “IT’S IMPORTANT TO HAVE EVENTS LIKE THIS. IT’S AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE PUBLIC TO MEET THEIR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT AND ASK ANY QUESTIONS THEY MIGHT HAVE, YOU KNOW THAT PERTAINS, YOU KNOW IT CAN BE REALLY BE ABOUT ANYTHING. WHETHER IT’S AN ISSUE THEY EXPERIENCING IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOOD OR THEY JUST TALK TO US ABOUT ANYTHING, YOU KNOW.” FIRST CONTACT WITH AN OFFICER IS USUALLY IN A NEGATIVE WAY. THE COFFEE WITH A COP EVENT HELPS BRING A HUMAN ELEMENT BETWEEN OFFICERS AND RESIDENTS. (CPL STEVE LESUEUR, PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE-ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT) “YOU KNOW, ALOT OF SOME OFTHESE WE’VE HAD IN THE PAST. WE’VE HAD PEOPLE COME UP TO US AND ASK US, YOU KNOW HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ISSUES THEY’RE HAVING IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS. SUCH AS, THEIR ASKING FOR TIPS FOR CRIME PREVENTION. WE ‘VE HAD OTHER PEOPLE, YOUNGER PEOPLE THAT APPORCH US, AND HAD QUESTIONS ABOUT RECRUITING. YOU KNOW, HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN BECOMING A POLICE OFFICER, CRIME SCENE UNIT, YOU KNOW JUST WORKING AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.” WHATABURGER PLANS TO HAVE ANOTHER COFFEE WITH A COP VERY SOON. (SARAH MARSTON, BRAND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR -WHATABURGER CORP. REST) “YES, YES, ABSOLUTELY. WE WANT TO MAKE IT A REGULAR EVENT, JUST SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY.” FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062719)-PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JUNE 27, 2019-THE PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW GAVE SCHOLARSHIP MONEY TO FIVE DESERVING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS. THE GIFT DISBURSEMENT WAS A TOTAL OF $282 THOUSAND-FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS.

(TOMMY PIPES, PRESIDENT-PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW)

THE PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT IS DEDICATED TO EDUCATION AND NEW TECHNOLOGY IN THE OIL FIELD.

(TOMMY PIPES, PRESIDENT-PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW)

THE PBIOS GAVE IT’S FINANCIAL SUPPORT THROUGH SHOLARSHIPS TO MIDLAND COLLEGE, TEXAS, TECH, ODESSA COLLEGE, DESK AND DERRICK CLUB, UT PERMIAN BASIN. THESE SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED TO STUDENTS WHO MEET ALL OF THE PRESCRIPED REQUIREMENTS.

(TOMMY PIPES, PRESIDENT-PERMIAN BASIN INTERNATIONAL OIL SHOW)

FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(062719)-HOME INVASION HOMICIDE / ECISD EMPLOYEE ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

MIDLAND, TEXAS/JUNE 27, 2019-ON TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 25TH AT APPROXIMATELY 10:30PM, A TARGETED HOME INVASION OCCURED IN THE 1700 BLOCK OF MAPLE AVENUE. THE INVASION LED TO A SHOOTING WHICH RESULTED IN THE DEATH OF JOSHUA SHOALS, 26 YEARS OF AGE. NEXT OF KIN HAS BEEN NOTIFIED.

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES.

ODESSA, TEXAS/JUNE 27, 2019-A NOW-FORMER ECISD BUS DRIVER HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTON TO POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY. ECISD ASSISTED THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THEIR INVESTIGATION.

THE MAN INVOLVED WORKED FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT TWICE-AS A SUBSITUTE TEACHER DURING PART OF THE 2006 AND 2007 SCHOOL YEAR, AND AS AN ACTIVITY BUS DRIVE FOR FIELD TRIPS AND EXTRA CURRICULAR TRIPS BEGINNING IN 2013. BOTH TIMES HE WAS HIRED, THE DISTRICT COMPLETED ALL OF THE REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECKS. ECISD RECEIVED NO COMPLAINTS OF THIS NATURE ABOUT THIS PERSON AT ANY TIME.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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